Leeman Family History

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Leeman Name Meaning

Dutch: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, leenman. Compare Lehmann 1. English: variant of Leaman.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Leman, Leaman, Leseman, Leemon, Beeman, Leiman, Zeeman, Seeman

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Leeman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leeman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leeman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    22%

  • Germanic Europe

    10%

  • France

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Leeman Family Origin

Where is the Leeman family from?

Leeman Family Occupations

What did your Leeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leeman family was Labourer. The most common Leeman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Leeman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leeman.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Engine Fitter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leeman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leeman Historical Records

What Leeman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Leeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leeman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leeman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Leeman. For the veterans among your Leeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Leeman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Leeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Leeman in 1949 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leeman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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